Friday, 25 April 2014

European Parliamentary Elections: North West candidates confirmed

The full list of candidates for the forthcoming European Parliamentary Elections has been published and the candidates are listed below.

Eleven political parties will contest the elections on Thursday 22nd May to choose the North West of England’s eight Members of the European Parliament (MEPs). Full details about the election can be found at

At the same time, electors in the University and Scotforth West wards for Lancaster City Council will be choosing new councillors in two by-elections. There will also be a by-election to elect a new councillor for Morecambe Town Council in the Westgate ward

Candidates for the by-elections can be found by following the links to the local elections at

The candidates for Westgate Ward of Morecambe Town Council are Alan Biddulph (Labour); Terry Ingle (Morecambe Bay Indpendents); and Steven Ogden (UK Independence Party)

View the Morecambe Town Council Westgate ward candidates (PDF)

The candidates for the Scotforth West Ward of Lancaster City Council are Phil Dunster (Liberal Democrats); Colin Hartley (Labour); Steve Metcalfe (Trade Union and Socialists Against the Cuts); Abi Mills (Green Party); and Janet Walton (Conservative)

View Scotforth West ward candidates (PDF)

The candidates for the University Ward of Lancaster City Council are Daniel Aldred (Conservative); Jack Filmore (Green Party); Stuart Langhorn (Independent); James Leyshon (Labour); and Oliver Mountjoy (Liberal Democrats)

View University ward candidates (PDF)

Voters go to the polls on Thursday 22nd May but people will not be able to vote unless they have ensured they are on the electoral register by Tuesday 6th May.

Anyone who is on the electoral register can choose to register to vote by post. Applications for a postal vote in the forthcoming elections must be received by 5pm on Wednesday 7th May.

Anyone who is not registered can visit to download a registration form.

Alternatively, or if they need to update their details (for example if they have changed address or changed surname through marriage since registering) or check whether they are on the register, they should contact Lancaster City Council’s elections hotline on 01524 582905. Registration is a quick and easy process

European Election Candidates

You can now view The Statement of Parties and Individual Candidates Nominated for the North West Region for the upcoming European Parliamentary Election. The following registered registered parties and individual candidates have been and stand nominated:

PartyParty List
 An Independence from Europe
  1. Helen Bashford
  2. Gill Kearney
  3. Pauline Penny
  4. Kay Bashford
  5. Faye Raw
  6. Lorna Markovitch
  7. Jennie Ransome
  8. Jill Stockdale
 British National Party
 Re-elect Nick Griffin
  1. Nick Griffin
  2. Dawn Charlton
  3. Clive Jefferson
  4. Eddy O'Sullivan
  5. Simon Darby
  6. Kay Pollitt
  7. Derek Adams
  8. David O'Loughlin
 Conservative Party
 For real change in Europe
  1. Jacqueline Foster
  2. Sajjad Karim
  3. Kevin Beaty
  4. Deborah Dunleavy
  5. Joseph Barker-Willis
  6. Daniel Hamilton
  7. Chris Whiteside
  8. James Walsh

 English Democrats
 Putting England First!
  1. Stephen Morris
  2. Paul Rimmer
  3. Derek Bullock
  4. Paul Whitelegg
  5. Steven McEllenborough
  6. Laurence Depares
  7. Valerie Morris
  8. Anthony Backhouse
 Green Party
  1. Peter Andrew Cranie
  2. Gina Dowding
  3. Laura Bannister
  4. Jillian Barbara Perry
  5. John Anthony Knight
  6. Ulrike Zeshan
  7. Lewis Coyne
  8. Jake Laurence Welsh
 Labour Party
  1. Theresa Griffin
  2. Afzal Khan
  3. Julie Ward
  4. Wajid Khan
  5. Angeliki Stogia
  6. Steve Carter
  7. Pascale Lamb
  8. Nick Parnell
 Liberal Democrats
  1. Chris Davies
  2. Helen Foster-Grime
  3. Jo Crotty
  4. Qassim Afzal
  5. Jane Brophy
  6. Sue McGuire
  7. Gordon Lishman
  8. Neil Christian
 Yes to Workers' Rights
  1. Roger Bannister
  2. George Waterhouse
  3. Jacqueline Grunsell
  4. John Metcalfe
  5. George Tapp
  6. Mark Rowe
  7. James Healy
  8. Kevin Morrison
 Pirate Party UK
 The Pirate Party UK
  1. Maria Aretoulaki
  2. George Walkden
  3. Jack Allnutt

 Socialist Equality Party
 Join the fight for social equality!
  1. Chris Marsden
  2. Julie Hyland
  3. Robert Skelton
  4. Lucy Warren
  5. Mark Dowson
  6. Ajitha Gunaratne
  7. Danny Dickinson
  8. Joe Heffer
 UK Independence Party (UKIP)
  1. Paul Andrew Nuttall
  2. Louise Bours
  3. Steven Marcus Woolfe
  4. Shneur Zalman Odze
  5. Lee William Slaughter
  6. Simon John Noble
  7. Peter Johnston Harper
  8. John Brian Stanyer

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